Mario Videla

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Mario Videla
Personal information
Full name Mario Hernán Videla
Date of birth (1962-01-28) January 28, 1962 (age 55)
Place of birth Mendoza, Argentina
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981–1982 Gimnasia de Mendoza 26 (9)
1982–1987 Argentinos Juniors 169 (25)
1987–1988 Millonarios
1988–1989 Racing Club 30 (2)
1989–1990 Newell's Old Boys 29 (3)
1990 San Lorenzo 10 (2)
1991 Hamilton Steelers
1992–1993 FBC Melgar
1993–1994 Deportivo Laferrere
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 2007.

Mario Hernán Videla (born 28 January 1962 in Mendoza) is a former Argentine footballer. He played for Argentinos Juniors during their golden era in the 1980s, he also won two league championships with Millonarios in Colombia.

Videla started his professional career with Gimnasia y Esgrima de Mendoza in the early 1980s. In 1982, he joined Argentinos Juniors shortly after the sale of Diego Maradona to Boca Juniors. During his time at the club, Argentinos enjoyed some remarkable successes, they won back to back league championships in the Metropolitano 1984 and the Nacional 1985. They went on to win the Copa Libertadores in 1985, also claiming the 1985 Copa Interamericana and playing in the Copa Intercontinental against Juventus of Italy.

In 1987 Videla joined Millonarios in Colombia where he won back to back league titles with the club in 1987 and 1988.[1]

Videla returned to Argentina where he had short spells with Racing Club, Newell's Old Boys and San Lorenzo de Almagro.

In the early 1990s Videla played for the Hamilton Steelers in Canada before the league folded in 1992. He then spent some time with FBC Melgar in Peru before returning to Argentina where he played out his career at Deportivo Laferrere in the Second division.

Titles[edit]

Season Team Title
Metropolitano 1984 Argentina Argentinos Juniors Primera División Argentina
Nacional 1985 Argentina Argentinos Juniors Primera División Argentina
1985 Argentina Argentinos Juniors Copa Libertadores
1985 Argentina Argentinos Juniors Copa Interamericana
1987 Colombia Millonarios Colombian league
1988 Colombia Millonarios Colombian league

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